A while ago I wrote about my work with Houndsdown and Noadswood Schools in preparation for the Wessex Schools Poetry Slam. Well, at the beginning of the month I was invited to go along and watch the final! Advertisements
Last Saturday, I went along to Tower House to attend award-winning poet, Rhian Edwards’ “Escaping the Ego” writing workshop. Rhian explored emotions and friendship with us, helping us to learn how to describe them in concrete ways through poetry.
I miss home. I’ve always, always struggled with travel, ever since I can remember. I was always the kid on residential trips crying because she missed her family. It has got better over the years, especially on trips like Budapest where I’m surrounded by people I know in a beautiful city. But there are always… Continue reading On Homesickness
Well, last week was a whirlwind! It’s amazing how much you can cram into one week, and I thought I’d share what I’ve been up to with you.
Not so long ago, I reviewed RAINBOW BLUES, an upbeat, happy track from upcoming musician, Daniel Eagle. This time, he let me preview one of his other tracks, KELLY.
It’s a little dream of mine to teach creative writing workshops in schools. I see it as a bit of an unrealistic one, but it’s essentially what my dream career would be. Travelling around the country, or even the world, teaching one-off sessions in schools, colleges and universities. This week, I got to live a… Continue reading Wessex Schools Poetry Slam
In between all of this craziness, I managed to fit in some snaps of the lovely Matt West. Here are a couple of my favourites: